A jewel in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is jam-packed with ancient sites, fascinating culture, beautiful wilderness and idyllic beaches. From ancient Anuradhapura city and the well-preserved Polonnaruwa ruins, to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and the impressive Sigiriya rock fortress, Sri Lankan culture spans more than 2,000 years and still remains vibrant and alive today. Trek through lush tea plantations, indulge in seafood feasts in quaint fishing villages and dip your toes in the calm, clear waters of Mirissa beach on this all-encompassing adventure for those seeking a unique travel experience.

Start
Negombo, Sri Lanka
Finish
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Countries
Sri Lanka
Themes
Explorer, German Bilingual
Code
HPSH
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
224kg pp per trip

Embark on a unique, fun, culture-rich tour of Sri Lanka


Highlights

  • Bliss out beachside in Mirissa
  • Learn the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine in Bandarawela
  • Shop up a storm in Colombo
  • Walk the ramparts of Galle
  • Visit the sacred Bo Tree in Anuradhapura
  • Feast on fresh seafood on Negombo beach
  • Work up a sweat trekking to Sigiriya rock
  • Cycle through the ancient Polonnaruwa ruins

Itinerary

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Inclusions

Meals
7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners
Transport
Auto rickshaw, Bicycle, Bus, Private Bus, Train
Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)
Included activites
  • Anuradhapura ancient site Entrance
  • Bandarawela - Cooking demonstration & local meal
  • Colombo - City orienation tour
  • Dambulla - Cave temples
  • Elephant Transit Home Visit - Udewalawa
  • Galle - Fort Walking Tour
  • Haputale - Tea factory tour
  • Haputale - Tea Plantations, Hill Country & Local Villages trek
  • Kandy - Spice & Herb Garden visit
  • Kandy - Temple of the Tooth
  • Polonnaruwa - Cycling tour
  • Sigiriya - Rock Fortress

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Notes

1. A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information.
2. On selected departures the tour leader on this trip will speak German as well as English.

Important notes

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